Lot 508: Clocks- 7 (Seven): (1) Reproduction Nicholas Muller "Baseball Players" iron front shelf clock with a period spring driven 30 hour time and strike movement. (2) Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Cottage shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day

R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

October 22, 2016, 12:00 PM EST
Manchester, NH, US
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Description: Clocks- 7 (Seven): (1) Reproduction Nicholas Muller "Baseball Players" iron front shelf clock with a period spring driven 30 hour time and strike movement. (2) Seth Thomas Clock Co., Thomaston, Conn., "Cottage shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time, strike and alarm movement in a veneered case, c1900. (3) Muller iron front clock (with no movement and with a new case). (4) Unmarked Round Top shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1890. (5) Daniel Pratt, Boston, Mass, shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement in a rosewood veneered case, c1880, (6) New Haven Clock Co., New Haven, Conn., "No. 511" shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement in a darkly finished wood case, c1886. (7) Unmarked Iron Front shelf clock with a spring driven 8 day time and strike movement, c1860.
Condition Report: (1) The reproduction iron front is cast from aluminum. The movement is period, as are the dial, hands and bezel. Ht. 16in. (2) The case finish is quite rough. The painted dial has losses at several areas. The hands are original. Ht. 14.5in. (3) Although the iron front is not marked as Muller, it is period and very closely resembles the "Globe" iron front shown on page 103 in Arlyn Rath's book on Nicholas Muller. Part of the top of the iron front is missing. Ht.19in. (4) The original finish is very dark. The dial has darkened with age. The movement is not signed. The hands are period. Ht, 17in. (5) The finish has darkened with age. The paper dial has darkened with age. The hands are original. Ht. 16.5in. (6) The original finish has darkened to the point that it is difficult to determine what type of wood veneer was used. The right base return is missing. The paper dial is replaced. The hands are period. Ht.18.5in. (7) There is loss of paint on the iron front. The paper dial is original and darkened with age. The hands are period. Ht. 18.5in.
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Shipping Information: SHIPPING: We use several companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide:

The local UPS Store managed by Michael Withrow, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail store4686@theupsstore.com,

Pakmail managed by Joann Godin, 55 Crystal Ave, Unit 7, Derry, NH 03038, 603-434-1801, email us222@pakmail.org

Parcel Room managed by Jeff Ballantyne, 1465 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801  (603) 431-4205, email info@ParcelRoom.com

Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

> Mr. Scott Salzarulo, 200 W. Housatonic, #20, Pittsfield, MA 413-212-1252
> Ms. Wendy Buckus, 64 Hutchins, Concord, NH, 03301, 603-491-5199 nwtransport@aol.com
> Mr. Scott Cousins, 93 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, scottcousins22@aol.com (978) 491-9353

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 6 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released. You should still plan to settle your account within 15 days of the auction. Items bid online through Invaluable CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT THE AUCTION HALL THE WEEKEND OF THE SALE.
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